Ottawa looks to Kushner, other U.S. trade officials to resolve medical equipment dispute

The Trudeau government is looking to the relationships it established during NAFTA negotiations to resolve the urgent dispute over personal protective equipment with the United States. According to senior sources with direct knowledge of the situation, Canadian politicians at different levels, and of different political stripes, will and have been reaching out to contacts in […]

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Community members in dinosaur costumes wish Edmonton boys happy birthday amid COVID-19 pandemic

An Edmonton mother turned to social media for help after her sons’ birthday party was cancelled due to COVID-19. Related News:Undetected COVID-19 from returning Myanmar workers a big concern: Health officialIOC to decide on possible Tokyo Olympics postponement within four weeksVirus disrupts pregnancy plans, raises anxiety and questionsYoung adults in Kentucky threw a ‘coronavirus party.’ […]

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The economy’s on life support and Canadians need help now. What’s the holdup?

As the COVID-19 caseload shows every sign of surging in Canada, the delivery of promised financial relief for people who’ve lost their jobs or closed their businesses remains maddeningly slow. The federal government’s emergency wage subsidy is at least three weeks away from being available. It could take even longer. The emergency response benefit for those who […]

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